Are Health Centers Cost Effective?

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Are Health Centers Cost Effective?

A Review of Recent Research on Health Center Cost of Care

These slides are from a HRSA/BPHC Webinar Thursday, July 23, 2015 reviewing the most recent research studies of health center cost effectiveness.  The slides from this webinar describe the research methods by leading health economists finding that health centers generally exhibit lower total costs of care and better patient outcomes compared to other primary care providers.

These slides feature evidence of health center cost effectiveness among Medicare and/or Medicaid populations in states including Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Illinois, Maine, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, Texas, Vermont, and West Virginia.

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